Bowling Sitemap - Page 1 2015-07-29

2015 PBA Tour Season
Events and stories from the 2015 PBA Tour season.

2015 PBA Tour Event Recaps
Recaps of events from the 2015 PBA Tour season.

Andres Gomez Wins PBA Xtra Frame Pensacola Open, Third PBA Tour Title
In the third PBA Tour Xtra Frame event of the 2015 season, Andres Gomez won his third career PBA Tour title by defeating Tom Daugherty in the championship match.

Tommy Jones Bowler Profile - Profile of PBA Bowler Tommy Jones
A profile of professional bowler Tommy Jones, a consistent participant in television finals.

2015 PBA50 Tour Season
Stories, highlights and information on the 2015 PBA50 Tour season.

Amleto Monacelli Wins PBA50 Northern California Classic for Fourth PBA50 Title
Amleto Monacelli won the PBA50 Northern California Classic for his fourth career PBA50 title by defeating Brian LeClair in the championship match.

Brian LeClair Wins Long-Overdue First National Title in Fountain Valley
After 18 years on the PBA Tour, Brian LeClair finally claimed his long-overdue first PBA national title by winning the PBA50 Fountain Valley Open.

2015 PBA50 Winners - Formerly PBA Senior Tour
All the winners from the 2015 PBA50 Tour season.

Jack Jurek Bowler Profile - Profile of PBA Bowler Jack Jurek
A profile of professional bowler Jack Jurek, widely considered the nicest guy on Tour as well as a formidable bowler.

Pete Weber Bowler Profile - Profile of PBA Bowler Pete Weber
A profile of professional bowler Pete Weber, one of the most popular and charismatic bowlers in PBA Tour history.

Pete Weber Survives Grueling Test of Human Endurance to Win Senior U.S. Open
After all 50 games were bowled, plus three more in the stepladder finals, Pete Weber emerged both standing and hoisting the trophy in the 2015 Senior U.S. Open.

Bowling Glossary - Bowling Terms and Language
A glossary of bowling terms and their definitions.

Defining a Perfect Strike in Bowling
Is there such a thing as a perfect strike in bowling?

Defining Emergency Service in Bowling
In the United Kingdom, they've given an actual definition to the term emergency service in bowling.

Defining a Bucket Spare Leave in Bowling
How many strikes in a row does it take to throw a clover?

2015 PBA Tour Winners
All the winners from the 2015 PBA Tour season.

Bill O’Neill is King of the Swing for Second Straight Year
Bill O'Neill defeated Tommy Jones in the championship match to earn the distinction of King of the Swing for the second consecutive year.

Bill O’Neill Claims Summer Swing’s Main Event, the Oklahoma Open
After two third-place finishes at the Summer Swing, Bill O'Neill finally emerged with the trophy in the main event, the Oklahoma Open.

Kyle Troup Wins Wolf Open, Joins List of Father/Son PBA Champions
Kyle Troup qualified third, then won three matches to win his first career PBA Tour title in the Wolf Open.

Ronnie Russell Wins Badger Open, Third Career PBA Tour Title
Ronnie Russell qualified third for the stepladder finals, then won three matches on his way to earning his third career PBA Tour title.

Tommy Jones Wins 16th Career PBA Tour Title in Bear Open
Tommy Jones won his 16th career PBA Tour title by climbing the stepladder and defeating Norm Duke in the championship match of the 2015 PBA Bear Open.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

Channel
The definition of a channel in bowling.

Parker Bohn III Wins First Career PBA50 Title in Mooresville
Parker Bohn III won his first career PBA50 title in his third event, beating fellow Hall of Famer Pete Weber in the finals of the Miller High Life Classic.

Amleto Monacelli Wins PBA50 Pasco County Open
Amleto Monacelli won the first event of the 2014 PBA50 season with a victory over PBA Hall of Famer and PBA50 rookie Norm Duke in the title match.

Over the Line!
Defining

Silver Lake Atom Splitters Win Elias Cup
The team everyone feared on paper is the team that emerged victorious in the end. Thanks, paper?

Whack
Defining the phrase

Walled Up
Defining walled-up lane conditions in bowling.

Silver Lake Atom Splitters Earn Spot in Finals Over Philadelphia Hitmen
The Silver Lake Atom Splitters took all six points in their semifinal match against the Philadelphia Hitmen to advance to the Elias Cup Finals.

Gutter Cap
Defining a gutter cap in bowling.

Philadelphia Hitmen Advance to Semifinals over Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits
The Philadelphia Hitmen swept all six points against the Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits in the opening round of the 2014 PBA League Elias Cup tournament.

Count
A definition of count in bowling.

Half Ten
A definition of a Half Ten in bowling.

Re-Rack
A definition of a re-rack in bowling.

Silver Lake Atom Splitters Eliminate Dallas Strikers in Quarterfinals
The Silver Lake Atom Splitters advanced to the semifinals in the 2014 PBA League Elias Cup tournament by defeating the Dallas Strikers, 5-1.

Position Round
A definition of position round in bowling.

Sandbagging
A definition of sandbagging in bowling.

Off the Left
A definition of off the left in bowling.

L.A. X Defeat Defending Champions, Advance to Elias Cup Finals
A tremendous split conversion by Jason Belmonte, followed by three strikes in the 10th by Parker Bohn III, moved the L.A. X into the Elias Cup Finals.

Fast Eight
The definition of fast eight in bowling.

Flat Gutters
The definition of flat gutters in bowling.

Loft
The definition of loft in bowling.

Tripped 4 - Bowling Glossary
A definition of a tripped 4 in bowling.

Strike Split - Bowling Glossary
A definition of a strike split in bowling.

Washout - Bowling Glossary
A definition of a washout in bowling.

Pocket 7-10 - Bowling Glossary
A definition of a pocket 7-10 in bowling.

Dom Barrett is First Englishman to win PBA World Championship
Dom Barrett became the first Englishman to win a PBA Tour major title by winning the PBA World Championship.

Redemption for Ryan Ciminelli in Winning Chameleon Championship
Ryan Ciminelli, after a heartbreaking loss a week before, won the Chameleon Championship for his second career PBA Tour title.

Tom Smallwood Wins Scorpion Championship for Second Career Title
Tom Smallwood won his second career PBA Tour title in the 2013 PBA Scorpion Championship.

Viper Championship is 16th Career Title for Chris Barnes
Chris Barnes won his 16th career PBA Tour title in the 2013 Viper Championship.

Wes Malott Makes Case for Player of the Year by Winning Cheetah Championship
Wes Malott had to fight through Clara Guerrero, Pete Weber and Parker Bohn III to win his second title of the season in the PBA Cheetah Championship.

Full Roller
The definition of a full roller in bowling.

2014 PBA Tour Schedule
The complete 2014 PBA Tour schedule.

2014 PBA Tour Television Schedule
The complete 2014 PBA Tour television schedule.

Kelly Kulick Wins 2013 World Bowling Tour Women's Finals
Kelly Kulick threw the front seven and back four, with a whiffed 10 pin wedged in between, to rout Missy Parkin in the title match of the 2013 World Bowling Tour Women's Finals.

Sean Rash Claims First Career World Bowling Tour Finals Title
After falling short in each of the previous stepladder finals for the World Bowling Tour Championship, Sean Rash used the old strike-more-than-the-other-guy strategy to win the 2013 World Bowling Tour Men's Finals.

Jason Belmonte Wins Second Career Major, First Tournament of Champions
Jason Belmonte and Wes Malott met in the title match for the third time in the last four majors, each winning one of the previous two. Belmonte edged Malott by a single pin to claim his second career major title and first Tournament of Champions victory.

Punch Out
The definition of a punch out in bowling.

Pushaway
The definition of a pushaway in bowling.

New York Begins Quest to Repeat With Victory over Motown Muscle
The New York City WTT KingPins defeated the Motown Muscle in the opening round of PBA League competition, earning a berth in the semifinals.

L.A. X Wins Quarterfinal Match Over Brooklyn Styles
Brooklyn won the doubles and trios games, but L.A. captured the singles and Baker team games to win the match and advance to the 2014 Elias Cup semifinals.

Jason Belmonte Repeats as USBC Masters Champion for Third Career Major Title
Jason Belmonte won his third career PBA Tour major title and second of the 2014 season by defeating E.J. Tackett in the finals of the USBC Masters.

Jason Belmonte Edges Sean Rash in First PBA Super Clash
Jason Belmonte narrowly defeated Sean Rash in an exciting exhibition match in the first ever PBA Super Clash.

Amleto Monacelli - Profile of PBA Tour Bowler Amleto Monacelli
A profile of professional bowler Amleto Monacelli, a trilingual Hall of Famer and two-time PBA Player of the Year.

Osku Palermaa Bowler Profile - Profile of PBA Bowler Osku Palermaa
A profile of professional bowler Osku Palermaa, the first two-handed bowler to win a major title on the PBA Tour.

Ryan Shafer - Professional Bowler Profile
A profile of professional bowler Ryan Shafer, a powerful bowler who is one of the few in history to have earned more than a million dollars on the PBA Tour.

2012-2013 PBA Tour Winners
All the winners from the 2012-2013 PBA Tour season.

2013 PBA50 Winners - Formerly PBA Senior Tour
All the winners from the 2013 PBA50 season.

How to Score a Game of No-Tap Bowling
An explanation of how to score a no-tap game of bowling.

Mika Koivuniemi - Profile of PBA Tour Bowler Mika Koivuniemi
A profile of professional bowler Mika Koivuniemi, the first bowler to ever make the television finals in all four majors in one season (2010-2011).

2012-2013 PBA Tour Season
Information, stats and observations on the 2012-2013 PBA Tour season.

2013 PBA50 Season - Formerly PBA Senior Tour
Articles and information pertaining to the 2013 PBA50, formerly Senior Tour, season.

2012-2013 PBA Tour Event Recaps
Recapping all the PBA Tour events from the 2012-2013 PBA Tour season.

Dead on Arrival (D.O.A.)
Defining dead on arrival, or D.O.A., in bowling.

Apple in Bowling
Defining an apple in bowling.

Alternate-Ball Doubles Bowling Format
Defining the alternate-ball doubles format in bowling.

Mike Scroggins Wins Johnny Petraglia BVL Open for Second PBA50 Title
Mike Scroggins won his second event in three tries when he beat Hall of Famer Pete Weber in the championship match of the PBA50 Johnny Petraglia BVL Open.

Jack Jurek Wins PBA50 Miller High Life Classic
Jack Jurek bowled his first event of the 2015 PBA50 season and won the PBA50 Miller High Life Classic.

Mike Scroggins Begins PBA50 Career with Victory in The Villages
Mike Scroggins, in his first ever event on the PBA50 Tour, climbed the stepladder from fifth position to eventually defeat Parker Bohn III for the PBA50 Sun Bowl in the Villages championship.

Parker Bohn III Starts 2015 PBA50 Season with Win in Pasco County Open
Parker Bohn III won his second PBA50 Tour title by defeating fellow PBA Hall of Famer Norm Duke in the title match of the 2015 PBA50 Pasco County Open.

Silver Lake Atom Splitters Win PBA League Elias Cup for Second Straight Year
The Silver Lake Atom Splitters won the PBA League Elias Cup for the second straight year over L.A. X.

2015 PBA League
Events and stories from the 2015 PBA League.

Brooklyn - Bowling Glossary - Brooklyn Strike
A definition of a Brooklyn strike in bowling.

Bowling Turkey - Bowling Glossary - Three Strikes in a Row
A definition of a turkey in bowling.

Mike Scroggins Bowler Profile
A profile of professional bowler Mike Scroggins, a slow but sure hand on the PBA Tour.

Fill Ball - Bowling Glossary - Tenth Frame Fill Ball
A definition of a fill ball in bowling.

Brat - Bowling Glossary - Five Strikes in a Row
A definition of a brat in bowling.

Jim J. Bullock - Bowling Glossary - First Strike
A definition of a Jim J. Bullock in bowling.

Crossover in Bowling
Defining a crossover in bowling.

China in Bowling
Defining China in bowling.

L.A. X, Silver Lake Atom Splitters Set Up Elias Cup Rematch
The Silver Lake Atom Splitters and L.A. X both triumphed in their respective semifinal matches, setting up a rematch for the 2015 PBA League Elias Cup.

PBA Rookies of the Year - History of the Harry Golden PBA Rookie of the Year Award
A list of every PBA Rookie of the Year since it was first awarded in 1964.

Josh Blanchard Wins Xtra Frame Maine Shootout for Second Career Title
Josh Blanchard defeated two-time defending PBA Player of the Year Jason Belmonte in the title match of the Xtra Frame Maine Shootout.

Illegal Pinfall - Bowling Pins Don't Always Count
A list of scenarios in which pins you knock down don't actually count.

Hambone - Bowling Glossary - Four Strikes in a Row
A definition of a hambone in bowling.

Jacob - Bowling Glossary - Ten-Pin Spare
A definition of a Jacob in bowling.

Strike - Bowling Glossary - All Ten Pins
A definition of a strike in bowling.

Yeast - Bowling Glossary - Double Gutter
A definition of a yeast in bowling.

Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits, L.A. X Earn Spots in PBA League Semifinals
The Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits and L.A. X defeated the Dallas Strikers and Detroit Motown Muscle, respectively, to advance to the 2015 PBA League semifinals.

Brooklyn Styles, Silver Lake Atom Splitters Advance to Elias Cup Semifinals
The Brooklyn Styles and Silver Lake Atom Splitters advanced to the semifinal round in the opening telecast of the 2015 PBA League tournament.

Pro Tours & Bowlers - PBA Tour, PBA Women's Series, Pro Bowlers
Get information on the PBA Tour, PBA Women's Series, and all the prominent bowlers, past and present.

2015 PBA50 Schedule - Formerly PBA Senior Tour
The complete 2015 PBA50 Tour schedule.

2011 PBA Senior Tour Season
Information and recaps on all the events and stories from the 2011 PBA Senior Tour season.

2012 PBA Senior Tour Season
Information and recaps on all the events and stories from the 2012 PBA Senior Tour Season.

2011-2012 PBA Tour Season - Information and Articles on the 2011-2012 PBA Tour Season
A collection of statistics and information on the 2011-2012 PBA Tour season.

2014 PBA Tour Season
Articles and information covering the 2014 PBA Tour and PBA League seasons in their entirety.

2014 PBA50 Season
Articles and information on the 2014 PBA50 Tour season.

PBA50 Tour
Stories, highlights and information on the PBA50 Tour.

Cut
Defining a cut in bowling.

Field
Defining the field in bowling.

Match Play
Defining match play in bowling.

How to Keep Score of a Bowling Game
An explanation of how the bowling scoring system works, how to add strikes and spares, and why 300 is a perfect score.

How to Score a Game of Bowling - Sample
An explanation of how the bowling scoring system works, how to add strikes and spares, and why 300 is a perfect score. Page 2.

Withdraw
Defining a withdrawal from a bowling tournament.

Alternate Spot
Defining the alternate spot in bowling tournaments.

Norm Duke, Wes Malott Repeat as Roth/Holman Doubles Champions
Norm Duke and Wes Malott qualified first, then ended an impressive run by Osku Palermaa and Dom Barrett to win the Roth/Holman PBA Doubles Championship.

Jason Belmonte Wins Second Consecutive PBA Tournament of Champions
Jason Belmonte continued his dominant run through the PBA Tour with his second consecutive Tournament of Champions win, defeating Rhino Page in the title match.

Patch - Bowling Glossary - No Open Frames
A definition of a patch in bowling.

Cheetah Oil Pattern - PBA Experience Oil Pattern
A description of the Cheetah oil pattern.

Shark Oil Pattern - PBA Experience Oil Pattern
A description of the Shark oil pattern.

Leave - Bowling Glossary - Spare Leave
A definition of a leave in bowling.

Parker Bohn III Wins Players Championship
Parker Bohn III won his 34th career PBA Tour title by defeating Ronnie Russell in the title match of the 2015 PBA Players Championship.

Chris Schenkel PBA Player of the Year Award - History of the Chris Schenkel Player of the Year Award
A list of every winner of the Chris Schenkel PBA Player of the Year Award in History.

Norm Duke - Profile of PBA Tour Bowler Norm Duke
A profile of professional bowler Norm Duke, recognized as one of the top PBA Tour bowlers of all time.

Jersey Side in Bowling
What is the Jersey side in bowling?

Buzzard in Bowling
What is a fit split in bowling?

Running Away in Bowling
Defining what it means to run away with a tournament in bowling.

Open Frame
Defining an open frame in bowling.

Bowling Rules and Regulations on Equipment, Attire, Conduct, and Play - Rules of Bowling
It's not as simple as throwing a ball at ten pins. Learn the rules, regulations and guidelines for bowling equipment, attire, conduct, and play in the sport of bowling.

What is a Clean Game in Bowling?
Answering common questions regarding what is and isn't a clean game in bowling.

Jason Belmonte Wins Third Consecutive USBC Masters Championship
Jason Belmonte became just the second player to win the USBC Masters three times and the first to do it three times in a row.

Ronnie Russell and French Montana Claim 2015 CP3 Invitational Championship
Rapper French Montana and professional bowler Ronnie Russell joined forces to win the 2015 CP3 PBA Celebrity Invitational bowling tournament.

Chris Barnes Wins 10 Million Yen in DHC PBA Invitational
Chris Barnes bowled a perfect game in the semifinals, then defeated top seed Mike Fagan to win the DHC PBA Japan Invitational.

Patrick Allen - Profile of PBA Tour Bowler Patrick Allen
A profile of professional bowler Patrick Allen, a 13-time winner and 2004-2005 PBA Player of the Year.

House - Bowling Glossary - Bowling House
A definition of a house in bowling.

Head Pin - Bowling Glossary - The 1 Pin
A definition of the head pin. Bowling.

Clean Game - Bowling Glossary - No Open Frames
A definition of a clean game in bowling.

Strike Out - Bowling Glossary - Striking Out in Bowling
A definition of striking out in bowling.

Jason Belmonte Bowler Profile
A profile of professional bowler Jason Belmonte, the most famous two-handed bowler in the world.

PBA Tournament of Champions Winners - History of the PBA Tournament of Champions
A list of every PBA Tournament of Champions Winner in history.

PBA Hall of Fame - Every Member of the PBA Hall of Fame - Performance Category
A list of every PBA Hall of Fame member in the performance category.

PBA Hall of Fame - Every Member of the PBA Hall of Fame - Meritorious Category
A list of every PBA Hall of Fame member in the meritorious category.

USBC Masters Champions in History List
A list of every USBC Masters champion in history.

Frying in Bowling
Defining frying in bowling.

Friction in Bowling
Defining friction in bowling.

Wet/Dry Lane Conditions
Defining wet/dry lane conditions in bowling.

Board - Bowling Glossary - Bowling Boards
A definition of a board in bowling.

Backup Ball - Bowling Glossary - Throwing a Backup Ball
A definition of a backup ball. Bowling.

Messenger - Bowling Glossary - Messenger Pin
A definition of a messenger in bowling.

Series - Bowling Glossary - Bowling Series
A definition of a bowling series.

Cover Stock - Bowling Glossary - Bowling Ball Cover Stock
A definition of a bowling ball's cover stock.

Ringing Ten - Bowling Glossary - Ringing Ten Pin
A definition of a ringing ten pin.

Handicap - Bowling Glossary - Bowling Handicaps
A definition of a bowling handicap.

Scratch - Bowling Glossary - Bowling Scratch Score
A definition of scratch in bowling.

Average - Bowling Glossary - Bowling Average
A definition of a bowling average.

Revolutions - Bowling Glossary - Bowling Ball Revolutions and Revs
A definition of revolutions in bowling.

2014 PBA Tour Event Recaps
Articles recapping the televised finals for all 2014 PBA Tour events.

Mika Koivuniemi and Kelly Kulick Claim 2014 World Bowling Tour Titles
Mika Koivuniemi defeated Sean Rash and Kelly Kulick defeated Liz Johnson to win the 2014 World Bowling Tour Men's and Women's Championships, respectively.

Monacelli, Parkin, Blanchard and Coffey Win at 2014 PBA Challenge
Amleto Monacelli, Missy Parkin, Josh Blanchard and Michael Coffey claimed the championships at the 2014 PBA Challenge exhibition.

Chris Barnes Bowler Profile - Profile of PBA Bowler Chris Barnes
A profile of professional bowler Chris Barnes, one of the top bowlers on the PBA Tour.

Mike Fagan Bowler Profile - Profile of PBA Bowler Mike Fagan
A profile of professional bowler Mike Fagan, a versatile power tweener who won his first major title in the 2012 USBC Masters.

PBA World Championship Winners - History of the PBA World Championship
A list of every PBA World Championship winner dating back to 1960.

Mike Fagan Wins PBA World Championship for Second Career Major Title
Mike Fagan made an impressive run through match play, then capped it off by winning two matches on television to claim the 2014 PBA World Championship.

2014 PBA Tour Winners
All the winners from the 2014 PBA Tour season.

PBA Scorpion Championship is Fourth Career PBA Tour Title for Michael Haugen, Jr.
Michael Haugen, Jr. qualified first, won his match, hoisted the PBA Scorpion Championship trophy and proposed to his girlfriend. She said yes.

Pindicator
The pindicator is either above the lane or on the automatic-scoring system display and tells you which pins are standing at any given time.

Grabbing the Ball in Bowling
When you grab the ball at the bottom of the swing, you often yank your shot completely off line, almost always with poor results.

Floater in Bowling
A floater in bowling is a shot to which you haven't done anything. A bad release, a lack of rotation or any number of lackadaisical errors can cause a ball to float at the mercy of the lane.

D.J. Archer Wins First Career PBA Tour Title in 2014 Chameleon Championship
Top seed D.J. Archer defeated Ronnie Russell, who threw a 300 game to get to the title match, to win the Chameleon Championship for his first career PBA Tour title.

Mika Koivuniemi Wins 14th PBA Tour Title in 2014 Viper Championship
Mika Koivuniemi advanced through the shootout round and threw a clutch double in the 10th frame to defeat Connor Pickford, who was making his television debut.

Blog


How to Choose the Right Bowling Ball
A tutorial on choosing the right bowling ball for your style and abilities.

How to Hold a Bowling Ball
The most basic way to hold a bowling ball is called the conventional bowling grip.

Drilling a Bowling Ball - What You Need to Know First
Having a bowling ball drilled specifically for your hand and your game is a vital piece of becoming a consistent, high-scoring bowler. Before you drill your ball though, there are a few things you need to know.

How to Calculate Your Bowling Handicap
An explanation on how to calculate your bowling handicap.

Why Do You Have to Wear Bowling Shoes?
Every bowling alley requires bowlers to wear bowling shoes, and it's not just so they can get another couple dollars out of you. It's for the safety of you, the other bowlers and the upkeep of the bowling alley and its equipment.

Standard Bowling "House" Oil Pattern
A description of the house oil pattern.

Why Am I Leaving the 10 Pin? - Right-Handed Bowlers
For right-handed bowlers. The science behind one of bowling's great frustrations - throwing a seemingly perfect strike ball but leaving the 10 pin.

PBA Minimum Qualifications for Pro Bowlers
An article on the minimum qualifications required to join the Professional Bowlers Association and how to earn and maintain a spot on the PBA Tour.

How to Join the PBA Tour - Earning and Keeping an Exemption
An article on the minimum qualifications required to join the Professional Bowlers Association and how to earn and maintain a spot on the PBA Tour. Page 2.

Strings of Strikes - Bowling Strikes From 1 to 12
Three strikes is a turkey. What about four strikes? Nine strikes? Learn what to shout after each successive strike you throw.

Myth - You Bowled a 200, So You Could be a Pro
You had a good game last week. 200, 220, 250, etc. Could you be a pro?

Bowling Myth - You Have to Use a 16-Pound Bowling Ball
The maximum legal bowling-ball weight is 16 pounds. Does that mean all the best bowlers use 16-pound bowling balls?

Bowling Etiquette: How to Behave in a Bowling Alley
A quick overview of bowling etiquette you should follow whenever you're in a bowling alley.

Reactive Resin Bowling Balls and Cover Stocks
An overview of reactive-resin cover stocks and bowling balls.

Why Does it Take 12 Strikes to Reach 300?
A perfect score in bowling is 300. Why does it take 12 strikes to get there when there are only 10 frames?

Seven Things You Need to Know About Bowling
Some things need to be common knowledge to any bowler. Here are seven of them.

Anthony Pepe Shoots 295, Then Wins Cheetah Championship in First TV Appearance
Anthony Pepe bowled a rare 295 game in the opening match to advance to the championship battle with Dick Allen, where Pepe claimed his first career PBA Tour title.

Lateral Adjustments - Bowling Adjustments - Side-to-side Movement
A quick tutorial on how and when to use lateral adjustments to your advantage.

Pocket - Bowling Glossary - Pocket Strikes
A definition of the pocket in bowling.

Entry Angle - Bowling Glossary - Bowling Entry Angle
A definition of an entry angle. Bowling.

Arrows - Bowling Glossary - Bowling Arrows
A definition of arrows in bowling.

Ball Return - Bowling Glossary - Ball Return
A definition of a ball return. Bowling.

Blind Score - Bowling Glossary - Absent Bowlers
A definition of a blind score in bowling.

How Much Should Your Bowling Ball Weigh?
Bowling balls come in many different weights. Which one is right for you?

2015 PBA League Rosters
The PBA League enters its third season with a complete redraft of all eligible players. Each of the eight managers selected their new rosters to compete for the Elias Cup in March of 2015.

Double Wood - Bowling Glossary - Sleeper Pins
A definition of double wood in bowling.

Dutch 200 - Bowling Glossary - Alternating Strikes and Spares
A definition of a Dutch 200 game.

Frame - Bowling Glossary - Bowling Frames
A definition of a bowling frame.

Par - Bowling Glossary - 200
A definition of par in bowling.

Split - Bowling Glossary - Bowling Splits
A definition of a split in bowling.

Dallas Strikers - 2015 PBA League
While Norm Duke kept his roster mostly in tact from 2013 to 2014, he is the lone remaining original Striker on the 2015 version of the team.

New York City WTT KingPins - 2015 PBA League
The inaugural PBA League champions, who were ousted in the semifinals last season, bring back Pete Weber and Scott Norton in their quest for their second Elias Cup.

Bowling Adjustments - Adjusting to Lane Conditions
Simple bowling adjustments that, when applied correctly, will drastically improve your scores.

Fingertip Bowling Grip Overview and Benefits
A quick overview of using the fingertip bowling grip.

How Often Should I Clean My Bowling Ball?
A quick overview of how often to clean your bowling ball.

Dimensions and Layout of the Bowling Pin Rack
The layout and dimensions of a bowling pin rack.

How to Calculate Your Bowling Average
A quick explanation of how to calculate your bowling average.

Conventional Grip - Applying the Conventional Bowling Grip
A quick overview of the conventional bowling grip.

World Series of Bowling VI Finalists
Which bowlers earned their way into the televised finals for the five events of World Series of Bowling VI?

May a PBA Tour Bowler Drink Alcohol During Competition?
May a PBA Tour bowler drink alcohol during competition?

Approach - Bowling Glossary - Bowling Approach
A definition of an approach in bowling.

Foul - Bowling Glossary - Bowling Foul
A definition of a bowling foul.

Pit - Bowling Glossary - Bowling Pit
A definition of a pit in bowling.

Beer Frame
A definition of a beer frame in bowling.

Motown Muscle - 2015 PBA League Roster
The 2015 Motown Muscle and manager Del Ballard bring back one of their original members and nobody from last season as they look to win their first ever Elias Cup.

Philadelphia Hitmen - 2015 PBA League
Manager Jason Couch didn't reacquire a single player from last year's team, giving Philadelphia a completely revamped roster in an effort to claim the Elias Cup.

Brooklyn Styles - 2015 PBA League
The new Brooklyn Styles look a lot like the old Brooklyn Styles, and manager Johnny Petraglia is counting on that experience working in their favor.

Silver Lake Atom Splitters - 2015 PBA League
The defending champions bring back just one player from their championship team, Chris Barnes, but are poised to make another run at the Elias Cup.

L.A. X - 2015 PBA League
Andrew Cain snagged two returning bowlers and added three important pieces to try to avenge last season's loss in the Elias Cup Finals.

Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits - 2015 PBA League
Tim Mack put together an experienced, fiery team of bowlers who should generate more excitement than any previous Jack Rabbits team.

Lined Up
Once you get lined up in bowling, you're feeling good. Can you maintain it?

Bowl Good
Does saying

Side Games During League Bowling
Bowling.

Bowling and Cheating
Recently, I read a blurb in a recent issue of Golf Magazine talking about how often and why golfers cheat. The statistic, which I don't have in front of me

Traveling With a Bowling Ball
There's been a lot in the news lately about the new TSA regulations in United States airports, so what better time to give you advice on how to travel with a

Action Bowling
Betting on your own bowling or someone else's bowling is called action bowling.

Choke
When you find yourself with a big lead, don't choke.

Buzzard
You don't want to earn yourself a buzzard in bowling, as it means you just left three consecutive frames open.

Bowling Tips, Techniques and Resources
Learn how to bowl strikes, pick up spares, score a game or choose a bowling ball with these instructions, tutorials and information.

CG (Center of Gravity)
Is the CG (center of gravity) important on a bowling ball? Yes. Of course it is. But why?

Top Five 2014 PBA50 Tour Moments
The top five moments from one of the best, most competitive and exciting PBA50 Tour seasons in recent memory.

Norm Duke Claims First PBA50 Title at The Villages
It only took Norm Duke two events to get his first PBA50 title, winning three matches against Hall of Famers to win the PBA50 Sun Bowl in The Villages.

Mass Bias
What is the mass bias in a bowling ball and why does it matter?

Scotch Doubles
In scotch doubles, teams of two bowlers compete while alternating shots, regardless of whether they strike, spare or open.

Span
The distance between your finger holes and thumb hole is an extremely important aspect of a bowling-ball layout: the span.

Bridge
The bridge of a bowling ball, also known as the web, is the spot between the two finger holes, typically ranging from 1/4 to 3/8 inches in width.

Core
What is the core of a bowling ball?

Carry Down
Oil that is pushed past the length of the pattern by bowling balls is referred to as carry down. How do you recognize it and how do you adapt to it?

Skate in Bowling
When your ball unexpectedly finds a patch of oil down lane, it's skating.

Ten in the Pit
One of the best feelings in bowling: dropping 10 in the pit for a strike.

Walter Ray Williams, Jr. Wins PBA50 Treasure Island Resort & Casino Open
Walter Ray Williams, Jr. won his ninth career PBA50 title by defeating fellow PBA Hall of Famer Tom Baker in the championship match of the PBA50 Treasure Island Resort & Casino Open.

Ditch
Defining the ditch in bowling.

Ankle Shot
Defining an ankle shot in bowling.

Brooklyn Pocket
Defining the Brooklyn pocket in bowling.

Rail
Defining a rail in bowling.

Jack Jurek Wins South Shore Open for First Career PBA50 Title
Jack Jurek's first PBA50 Tour title comes in the South Shore Open in Hammond, Indiana, with a victory over Hall of Famer Randy Pedersen in the championship match.

Tom Baker’s Dozen: Wins 12th PBA50 Title in Dayton Classic
Tom Baker defeated Norm Duke and won his 12th career PBA50 title, tying him for second on the all-time titles list.

PBA Senior Player of the Year Award - History of the PBA Senior Player of the Year Award
A list of every winner of the PBA Senior Player of the Year Award in History.

Pete Weber Wins Third Title of Career in PBA50 Fort Wayne Classic
Pete Weber defeated fellow Hall of Famer Randy Pedersen in the title match of the Fort Wayne Classic to win his first championship of the 2014 PBA50 season.

Bill McCorkle Wins Inaugural PBA50 Super Senior National Event
Bill McCorkle defeated Johnny Petraglia in the title match of the 2014 PBA50 Dick Weber Super Senior Classic.

Walter Ray Williams, Jr. - Profile of PBA Tour Bowler Walter Ray Williams, Jr.
A profile of professional bowler Walter Ray Williams, Jr., the all-time leader in wins on the PBA Tour.

Tandem
Defining a tandem in bowling.

Pull
Defining a pull in bowling.

Sweeper
Defining a sweeper in bowling.

Do Work
Investigating the meaning of

2014 PBA League
Articles and information on the 2014 PBA League season.

Mike Dias Wins PBA50 Grants Pass Open, Second Career PBA50 Title
Mike Dias became the first bowler not in the PBA Hall of Fame to win a PBA50 title this season, defeating Dale Eagle in the championship match.

Tom Baker Wins PBA50 Northern California Classic
Tom Baker won his 11th career PBA50 title when he triumphed over Parker Bohn III in the championship match of the PBA50 Northern California Classic.

Walter Ray Williams, Jr. Wins USBC Senior Masters for First PBA50 Major
Walter Ray Williams, Jr. defeated 2010 USBC Masters champion Mike Edwards to get to the title match, then ousted undefeated Jack Jurek for Williams' first PBA50 major championship.

PBA Experience Scorpion Oil Pattern and How to Play It
A description of the Scorpion oil pattern.

Chameleon - PBA Experience Oil Pattern
A description of the Chameleon oil pattern.

Norm Duke is One for One in PBA50 Majors After Winning Senior U.S. Open
Norm Duke earned the top seed in his first career PBA50 major, then defeated fellow Hall of Famer Pete Weber in the title match to secure the championship.

Bowling Finger Position Adjustments Guide
A quick tutorial on how and when to alter your finger position to control your shots.

Cleaning Your Bowling Shoes With a Wire Brush
The soles of your bowling shoes will wear over time, causing you to lose some of your slide on the approach. Learn how to combat that with a wire brush.

Jason Belmonte Climbs Stepladder, Wins 10th Career Title in Oklahoma Open
Jason Belmonte qualified fifth, won four matches and won his 10th career PBA Tour title by defeating E.J. Tackett in the finals of the Oklahoma Open.

Yank
Defining a yank in bowling.

Bowling (PBA) Viper Oil Pattern Description
A description of the Viper oil pattern.

String
Defining a string of strikes in bowling.

Six Pack
Defining a six pack in bowling.

Animal-Themed Oil Patterns - PBA Experience Sport League
A collection of the PBA's animal-themed oil patterns, commonly used in sport leagues and also in various PBA tournaments.

Bill O’Neill Wins Badger Open, Fifth Career PBA Tour Title
An impressive performance from Brian Valenta in his TV debut came to an end when Bill O'Neill overcame battered lane conditions to win his fifth title.

Sean Rash Rolls 300, Wins Four Matches for Eighth Career Title
Sean Rash threw a 300 game and defeated four opponents on his way to his eighth career PBA Tour title in the 2014 Wolf Open.

Ronnie Russell Wins Second Career PBA Tour Title in Bear Open
Ronnie Russell won three matches on extremely tough conditions to win the 2014 Bear Open for his second career PBA Tour title.

Greek Church Split Definition in Bowling
A definition of a Greek Church in bowling.

Stepladder Competition Format Example in Bowling
A brief explanation on the stepladder format of competition, often used to determine PBA Tour champions.

Benefits of Joining a Bowling League
Have you ever considered joining a bowling league but didn't actually do it? Here are the top 10 reasons to reconsider and finally join the ranks of league bowlers.

Why Am I Leaving the 7 Pin? - Left-Handed Bowlers
For left-handed bowlers. The science behind one of bowling's great frustrations - throwing a seemingly perfect strike ball but leaving the 7 pin.

Deuce - Bowling Glossary - 200 or Better
A definition of a deuce in bowling.

How Bowling Oil Breaks Down
An explanation of what it means to

PBA Tour 2013 USBC Masters Players and Winner
Jason Belmonte went undefeated through match play, earning the top seed in the stepladder finals, where he threw the back six to clinch his first PBA Tour major title.

Bowling Approach Speed Adjustments Tutorial
A quick tutorial on how and when to use speed adjustments to your advantage.

Bowling Tweener Style and Characteristics
Bowlers who combine some elements of cranking with some elements of stroking are known as tweeners.

No Tap
Defining

Throwing Rocks - Bowling Glossary - Fast Ball, High Scores
A definition of throwing rocks in bowling.

2011-2012 PBA Top Bowling Tour Money Winners
The top 20 bowlers, based on money earned, from the 2011-2012 PBA Tour season.

Positive Axis Point on a Bowling Ball
A quick explanation of a bowler's positive axis point and how it can help you when getting equipment drilled.

Urethane Cover Stock Bowling Balls Overview
An overview of urethane cover stocks and bowling balls.

Bumper Bowling Invention and Effect on Bowling
Bumper bowling involves blocking the gutters from a lane, meaning people of all ages and abilities have a legitimate chance to knock down pins and enjoy a game of bowling.

Plastic and Polyester Cover Stock Bowling Balls
An overview of plastic and polyester cover stocks and bowling balls.

Bowling - New York City WTT KingPins Profile
A profile of the New York City WTT KingPins, owned by Billie Jean King and featuring franchise player Pete Weber.

What is the Bowling Ball Side Weight Hole?
Why do some bowling balls have four holes in them? What is a weight hole? It all stems from side weight.

How to Pick Up Spares (Righties) - Find Strike Ball
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

How to Pick Up Spares - Evaluate Your Leave
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

How to Pick Up Spares - Adjust Your Starting Position
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

How to Pick Up Spares - Pick Up the 1, 3, 5 or 8 Pin
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

How to Pick Up Spares - Pick Up the 2 or 4 Pin
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

How to Pick Up Spares - Pick up the 6 or 9 Pin
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

How to Pick Up Spares - Pick Up the 7 Pin
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

How to Pick Up Spares - Pick Up the 10 Pin
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

How to Pick Up Spares - Use Common Sense
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pick up spares by making simple adjustments in your starting position.

Ball Adjustments - Bowling Adjustments - Changing Bowling Balls
A quick tutorial on how and when to change bowling balls.

Virgin Oil - Bowling Glossary - Fresh Oil
A definition of virgin oil in bowling.

Bowling Glossary: "Leaving Buckets"
If you watch enough bowling, you've seen and heard people talk about buckets. What are they? Here is the definition and an example.

Easy House Shots - Bowling on House Oil Patterns
You may have heard the phrase, “Easy house shot.” But what does it mean? Is any shot in bowling actually easy, especially for a beginner?

Baker Team Competition Format Scoring
The Baker Format is used in many levels of bowling competition, notably collegiate and high-school bowling. The PBA Tour uses it for specific events.

You Know, It Does - Bowling Glossary - Physics and Bowling
A definition of

Six Things You May Not Know About Bowling
Many of the aspects of bowling taken for granted by experienced bowlers are complete revelations to beginning bowlers. Here are six things you may not know about bowling.

Bowling Etiquette - One-Pair Lane Courtesy Rule
A quick description of the one-pair lane courtesy rule, predominantly used on the PBA Tour.

Pin Count - Bowling Glossary - Bowling Scoring Pin Count
A definition of a pin count in bowling.

Bowling Style Types- Crankers, Strokers and Tweeners
Bowling.

Sean Rash - Profile of PBA Tour Bowler Sean Rash
A profile of professional bowler Sean Rash, known for his high number of revolutions and charismatic nature on the lanes.

Out the Window
The definition of throwing it out the window in bowling.

I Can't Buy a Strike
The definition of

Out of the Wood
Defining out of the wood in bowling.

Tumbler
The definition of a tumbler in bowling.

Bowling Styles - Cranker - Bowling Crankers
Bowlers who use a lot of wrist action to put a high number of revolutions and power into their shots are referred to as crankers.

Bowling Styles - Stroker - Bowling Strokers
Bowlers who rely on a smooth, consistent delivery are referred to as strokers.

2014 PBA League Draft Recap
After one season in existence, and following re-signing and free-agency periods, each of the eight PBA League teams rounded out their rosters in the one-round PBA League draft.

2014 PBA League Rosters
With one season down, the PBA League teams were forced to rethink their rosters and retool for the second season of PBA League competition. Here are those rosters.

Brooklyn Styles - PBA League
One of last season's playoff teams, the Styles add Tom Smallwood to bolster their chances for 2014.

New York City WTT KingPins - PBA League
The defending Elias Cup Champions add Stuart Williams to the roster in the quest to repeat.

Silver Lake Atom Splitters - PBA League
The Silver Lake Atom Splitters made the highest-profile moves of the offseason, grabbing Wes Malott and Tommy Jones to join the team in the quest for the Elias Cup.

2012 PBA Senior Tour Season
Recaps of every event during the 2012 PBA Senior Tour season, the final season before the name change to PBA50.

Sean Rash - Professional Bowler
A collection of information and articles related to 2011-2012 PBA Tour Player of the Year Sean Rash.

L.A. X - PBA League
A profile of the L.A. X, owned by Chris Paul and featuring franchise player Jason Belmonte.

Brooklyn Styles - PBA League
A profile of the Brooklyn Styles, owned by Jesse Williams and featuring franchise player Sean Rash.

2013 PBA Tour Summer Swing
The inaugural PBA Tour Summer Swing was held in late May of 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Motown Muscle - 2014 PBA League Roster
The 2014 Motown Muscle retained Mike Fagan and Mike Scroggins from the previous season while adding Chris Loschetter and Ryan Shafer.

Dallas Strikers - PBA League
The Dallas Strikers of 2014 more closely resemble the roster from the previous season than any other team in the league, making no free-agent acquisitions.

Philadelphia Hitmen - PBA League
The Hitmen lost a big piece in Mika Koivuniemi through free agency, but added two other formidable players in Ryan Ciminelli and Dan MacLelland.

Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits - PBA League
The 2014 version of the Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits features three main from the previous year and the addition of Ronnie Russell.

L.A. X - PBA League
L.A. X only made one free-agent signing during the offseason, but it was a big one in Mika Koivuniemi.

Five Reasons to Attend the 2013 PBA World Series of Bowling V
There are plenty of reasons to attend the World Series of Bowling V, held in late October and early November of 2013. If you're in or near Las Vegas (or are looking for an excuse to go there), here are five reasons to help convince yourself.

How to Generate a Bowling Team Lineup - How Should You Set Your Team's Order?
No matter how many members are on each team in your league, there's a strategy to forming a lineup that will optimize your team's performance.

Five Bowlers Who Will Control the 2012-2013 PBA Tour Season
A month before the 2012-2013 PBA Tour season opens with the World Series of Bowling, I attempt to predict the five bowlers who will excel above the rest throughout the season.

Five Reasons to Buy Your Own Bowling Ball
Do you bowl even moderately often? Have you ever considered purchasing your own bowling ball, rather than using one of the balls on the rack in the alley? Here are five reasons to buy your own bowling ball.

Five Reasons to Attend the 2012 PBA World Series of Bowling IV
If you're in or near the Las Vegas area (or even if you're not), here are five reasons to attend the World Series of Bowling IV, November 2-11, 2012.

Five Reasons to Buy Your Own Bowling Shoes
If you bowl with any level of frequency greater than never, you should buy your own bowling shoes. Here are five reasons why.

Five Bowlers You'll Meet in League
If you've never bowled in a league and are wondering what to expect, here are descriptions of five types of bowling characters common to most leagues.

2013 PBA League Rosters
Following the inaugural PBA League Draft, here are the complete rosters for all eight teams.

Dallas Strikers - PBA League
A profile of the Dallas Strikers, owned by Terrell Owens and featuring franchise player Norm Duke.

World Series of Bowling V Television Shows - How They Got There
World Series of Bowling V made 240 bowlers compete for spots on five television shows. Here are those who made it and how they got there.

Bowling Myths - The Truths About Bowling Misconceptions
The truth about some of bowling's commonly held misconceptions.

How to Clean Your Bowling Ball - Immersion Method - Wipe the Bowling Ball
A step-by-step tutorial on how to clean your bowling reactive-resin bowling ball using the immersion method.

How to Clean Your Bowling Ball (Immersion Method)
A step-by-step tutorial on how to clean your bowling reactive-resin bowling ball using the immersion method.

How to Clean Your Bowling Ball - Immersion Method - Tape Over the Holes
A step-by-step tutorial on how to clean your bowling reactive-resin bowling ball using the immersion method.

How to Clean Your Bowling Ball - Immersion Method - Immerse the Bowling Ball
A step-by-step tutorial on how to clean your bowling reactive-resin bowling ball using the immersion method.

How to Clean Your Bowling Ball - Immersion Method - Let the Bowling Ball Rest
A step-by-step tutorial on how to clean your bowling reactive-resin bowling ball using the immersion method.

How to Bowl Strikes - Watch Your Shot
A step-by-step tutorial on finding the ideal starting position, target, and speed that will help you throw strikes consistently.

How to Bowl Strikes - Adjust Your Starting Position
A step-by-step tutorial on finding the ideal starting position, target, and speed that will help you throw strikes consistently.

How to Bowl Strikes - Practice
A step-by-step tutorial on finding the ideal starting position, target, and speed that will help you throw strikes consistently.

How to Bowl Strikes - Other Adjustments
A step-by-step tutorial on finding the ideal starting position, target, and speed that will help you throw strikes consistently.

Bowling Strikes - Choose Your Starting Position
A step-by-step tutorial on finding the ideal starting position, target, and speed that will help you throw strikes consistently, as well as build a foundation for picking up any spare.

How to Bowl Strikes - Choose Your Target
A step-by-step tutorial on finding the ideal starting position, target, and speed that will help you throw strikes consistently.

How to Hook a Bowling Ball - Bowling Instruction - Hooking a Bowling Ball
A step-by-step tutorial on how to hook a bowling ball.

How to Hook a Bowling Ball - Take Your Normal Approach
A step-by-step tutorial on how to hook a bowling ball.

How to Hook a Bowling Ball - Release
A step-by-step tutorial on how to hook a bowling ball.

Hook a Bowling Ball Step-by-Step Guide: Grip the Ball
A step-by-step tutorial on how to hook a bowling ball. Page 2.

How to Hook a Bowling Ball - Swing Your Arm as a Pendulum
A step-by-step tutorial on how to hook a bowling ball.

How to Hook a Bowling Ball - Follow Through
A step-by-step tutorial on how to hook a bowling ball.

Bowling-Ball Track Explained - Oil Rings on the Ball
A quick explanation of a bowling ball's track and how it can help you when getting equipment drilled.

What Is the Radius of Gyration (RG) in a Bowling Ball?
A quick explanation of what an RG rating is in reference to a bowling ball.

Why Does Bowling Get Harder As I Get Better?
It seems contradictory, but for most people, it's true: as you get better, bowling gets harder. What's going on here? Why is this?

Bowling - Common Techniques and Styles
There are many different types of bowling styles, and it's often hard to categorize a bowler's method. Here are some of the most common bowling styles.

PBA Tour Awards - Winners of the Major PBA Tour Awards
Winners of the PBA Tour's yearly awards.

Bowling Balls - Bowling Ball Cover Stocks
Information on the benefits and downsides of each bowling-ball cover stock.

Learn to Bowl - Bowling Instruction, Tips, Hints, and Tutorials
Learn how to throw a hook, pick up spares, and consistently throw strikes through simple instructional tutorials. Designed for the beginner, but also helpful for more experienced bowlers, these tips and hints will turn you into a better bowler.

Brunswick Nexus Solid Bowling Ball Review
A review of the Brunswick Nexus Solid reactive-resin bowling ball.

Sandbagging in Bowling Leagues
You may have heard about sandbagging, but do you know what it is? And have you ever seen it put into action?

Brunswick Nexxus f(P+R) Bowling Ball Review
A review of the Brunswick Nexxus f(P+R) reactive-resin bowling ball.

Strike Pot - Small-Time Gambling in Your Bowling League
You may have heard your league-bowler friends talk about a strike pot. What are they talking about?

Bowling League Side Game - Poker
A popular side game among individual bowling teams or entire leagues is poker. How does it work?

Eliminator Competition Format - Settling a Championship With the Eliminator Format
An explanation on the eliminator format of competition, a common method of determining champions on the PBA Tour.

Layout - Bowling Glossary
A definition of a layout in bowling.

Oil Spill - Bowling Glossary - Slip-and-Fall Accidents on the Lanes
A definition of an oil spill in bowling.

Bowling-Ball Pin Explained - Top of the Core
A quick explanation of a bowling ball's pin and how it can help you when getting equipment drilled.

Gutter - Bowling Glossary
A definition of a gutter in bowling.

Sprike - Bowling Glossary - Ten-Pin Spare
A definition of a sprike in bowling.

Sidewall - Bowling Glossary - Lane Dividers
A definition of a sidewall in bowling.

Mark - Bowling Glossary - Strikes, Spares, Targets and Suckers
Definitions of marks in bowling.

On the Number - Bowling Glossary - Making the Cut
A definition of qualifying on the number in bowling.

High Flush - Bowling Glossary - A High Flush Strike
A definition of high flush in bowling.

Block - Bowling Glossary - Block of Games
A definition of a block in bowling.

Pot Chop - Bowling Glossary - Splitting Prize Money
A definition of chopping a pot in bowling.

Baby Split with Company - Bowling Glossary
A definition of a baby split in bowling.

Pick - Bowling Glossary - Knocking Down the Front Pin of a Spare Leave
A definition of a pick in bowling.

Profile of PBA Tour Bowler Brad Angelo
A profile of professional bowler Brad Angelo, the 2002-2003 PBA Tour rookie of the year.

Bowling Warm-Up Routine - Why You Should Warm Up Prior to Bowling
Why should you warm up before bowling? The importance of being ready to bowl and suggestions on how to do so.

PBA Television Schedule - 2011-2012 PBA Tour Season Tournament Champions
A comprehensive list of all the winners of all the events on the 2011-2012 PBA Tour.

Bowling Don'ts - Five Things Not do Do While Bowling
No matter how much fun you're having with your friends, there are some things you should never do while bowling. Here are five of them.

Bowling Sponsorship Tiers and Covered Expenses
Bowling sponsorships are divided into multiple tiers, depending on a bowler's status. Learn more about the tiers and which one might fit you best.

How to Get Sponsored by a Bowling Company
What is a bowling sponsorship? And how do you get one? Learn the basics of what a bowling sponsorship is and how you can apply to get one yourself.

How to Apply for a Bowling Sponsorship
Before you begin touting your greatness to potential bowling sponsors, you should know what they want to see from you. If you can benefit them, they may want to benefit you, too.

How to Form a Five-Person Bowling Team - Bowling Lineup Strategies
What's the ideal lineup for your five-person bowling team?

How to Form a Four-Person Bowling Team - Bowling Lineup Strategies
What's the ideal lineup for your four-person bowling team?

Do You Have to be Good to Join a Bowling League?
League bowling has long been a popular recreational sport for people of all ages. But for those who have never competed in a league: do you have to be good to join?

Where to Stand When Bowling
Is there a particular place you have to stand while bowling? What are the rules regarding a bowler's starting position?

How to Choose a Bowling Bag
A quick guide on determining which bowling bag is best for you, your arsenal and your game.

2012 World Bowling Tour (WBT) Schedule
The complete 2012 World Bowling Tour schedule.

Bowling Myth - The More Bowling Balls Someone Has, the Better Bowler
Can you determine the quality of a bowler by the number of bowling balls in his arsenal?

Bowling Myth - Throwing a Hook Makes You A Great Bowler
Does throwing a hook make you a great bowler? Does a bigger hook generally represent a better bowler?

Bowling Myth - Hitting the Head Pin Guarantees a Strike
Does hitting the head pin guarantee a strike? Why or why not?

Bottlegate - Scandal on the PBA Tour Over Water Bottles
What happens when controversy erupts on the PBA Tour over the popping sound of a plastic water bottle? It's assigned a name and talked about seemingly endlessly. If you missed it, this article explains the basics of what exactly Bottlegate was.

2010-2011 PBA Tour Blogs
Editorial takes on the 2010-2011 PBA Tour season.

Oil Patterns - How and Why Oil is Applied and Used in Bowling
Learn all you want to know about oil patterns, from why lanes need oil to how the oil affects the path of the ball. Articles on the various oil patterns used in most bowling alleys and on professional tours will give you an expert knowledge on the use of oil in bowling.

Bowling Alleys - Where to Bowl and How Bowling Centers Operate
Explore the inner workings of bowling alleys, including lane dimensions, pinsetter information, and how to run a successful bowling center. Also, learn about some of the world's famous bowling centers.

Bowling Equipment - Balls, Shoes, Gloves, Tape, Towels, Rosin Bags
Learn everything you need to know about bowling equipment through reviews, descriptions, and articles on balls, shoes, gloves, tape, and everything else used in bowling.

Bowling Etiquette - How to Act, When to Bowl, and Showing Respect
When is it your turn? Who has the right of way? What are the protocols for how to act around other bowlers? Learn everything you need to know about proper conduct in a bowling alley.

Bowling Fouls - Stepping Over the Line
An explanation of the foul line and its function.

Bowling Shoe Sizes - What's My Bowling Shoe Size? - Men's Bowling Shoe Size Conversion Chart
A chart outlining which bowling-shoe size correspond's to a man's foot size in inches.

Bowling Shoe Sizes - What's My Bowling Shoe Size? - Women's Bowling Shoe Size Conversion Chart
A chart outlining which bowling-shoe size correspond's to a woman's foot size in inches.

PBA Regional Tour - Information on and How to Join the PBA Regional Tour
A general overview of the PBA Regional Tour - what it is, why it exists, and how to join.

Bowling Styles - Power Strokers
The power of a cranker and the smooth release of a stroker combine to define a power stroker.

Bowling Styles - Spinners
Bowlers who put a vertical-axis rotation on the ball, intending to hit the head pin, then move down the line are called spinners.

Tom Smallwood Bowler Profile - Profile of PBA Bowler Tom Smallwood
A profile of professional bowler Tom Smallwood who earned national attention for being a former auto worker-turned PBA major champion.